BRM resolution documents now available

by jlundstocholm 6. March 2008 20:19
The BRM resolution documents are now publically available from the JTC1-SC34 website. Take a look at them on http://www.itscj.ipsj.or.jp/sc34/open/0989.pdf http://www.itscj.ipsj.or.jp/sc34/open/0990.pdf 

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Patrick Durusau supports approval of DIS 29500

by jlundstocholm 6. March 2008 00:11
Now, this is one of the times where I realize that all of us supporting OOXML in ISO are not complete morons ... even though it is the point of view of many of the participants. Patrick Durusau has now openly stated his position on OOXML in ISO, which is: Welcome to the party! I am sure every... [More]

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T-Shirts for everyone

by jlundstocholm 3. March 2008 18:48
On the last day of the BRM I posted an image emailed to me during the very last minutes of the meeting. This image has now made it to CaféPress. Now this's one for the beaches this summer! Check it out ...    Update 2008-03-23: If you have pictures - plea... [More]

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BRM aftermath

by jlundstocholm 2. March 2008 20:40
Sitting in the airport in Geneva waiting for my home-bound fight I finally have a couple of hours to do nothing but reflect on what happened through last week. It truly has been a magnificent week. About 120 people from a bit more than 35 countries from around the world participated in th... [More]

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Namedropping in Geneva

by jlundstocholm 1. March 2008 02:57
So - that was it ... it really was. The BRM ended a bit less than an hour ago and I am now back at my hotel. I have previously been accused of name-dropping too much, but I'm glad to be able to say, that I have now been name-dropped. At least Dough Mahugh was kind enough to mention me yesterda... [More]

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I love BRM

by jlundstocholm 1. March 2008 01:52
    Thanks to the Portugeese delegation

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Standards and dining

by jlundstocholm 26. February 2008 21:14
I just wanted to share with you a sign we noticed at the bistro we dined at yesterday.   Se my Google map.

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And we have lift-off (white noise)

by jlundstocholm 25. February 2008 17:37
It is only a matter of minutes until the BRM starts here in Geneva. It will be a tough week here with long meetings during the day and preparation in the evening (good bye Red Light District!). So to be able to concentrate fully on the task at hand, I will shut down this blog for the  w... [More]

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Santa Claus is coming to town

by jlundstocholm 19. February 2008 17:59
Now there are only a few days until I jump on a plane and head South to Switzerland, Geneva for the ISO/IEC SC34 Ballot Resolution Group Meeting, amongst laymen known primarily as "The BRM meeting". I cannot get my head around if I am exited or worried about the outcome of the meet... [More]

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Første kommentarer fra ISO/IEC

by jlundstocholm 21. November 2007 00:23
Det er pudsigt som man kan have ret. I forgårs (18. november 2007) kom de første rettelser fra ISO/IEC. De har udsendt svarende på i alt 19% af det samlede antal. Deres pressemeddelelse kan ses på ECMAs hjemmeside, hvor den kan studeres nærmere. I korte træk er... [More]

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